Daily Republic Sports
MISSION—The Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake/Canistota baseball team couldn't stop scoring runs on Thursday, cruising to a 15-0 win over Todd County in Mission. Riley Hoffman had two hits for the Honkers with 4 RBIs, while Nate Spawn and Payton Foxley had two hits apiece. Spawn picked up the win for the Honkers, throwing a complete game (five innings), while striking out 11 batters. On Friday, Winner/Colome downed the Honkers 2-1. Reed Harter picked up the win in relief, pitching three innings and recording five strikeouts, while Levi McLanahan had an RBI in the win. Coby J
ALEXANDRIA—Chris Marek pitched a complete game win for Alexandria in a 8-3 win over Canova on Saturday in Alexandria. Marek threw nine innings while giving up eight hits and recording five strikeouts. Offensively for Alexandria, Pierce Smith was 2-for-2, Trevor Doyle was 3-for-3 and Reid Smith and Corey Mareck were both 2-for-4. Alexandria (3-2), plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in Alexandria.
TABOR—The Bon Homme baseball team couldn't find a way to win a low-scoring affair, dropping a 1-0 contest to Beresford/Centerville on Saturday in Tabor. Hunter Ingwerson drove in the lone run for Beresford/Centerville. AJ Schmidt picked up the win in relief, while Carter Mecham took the loss for Bon Homme. Bon Homme (9-1) faces Parker in the first round of the Region 1B playoffs at 6 p.m. today in Tabor.
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell Mad Dogs couldn't overcome a flurry of offense by the Sioux Falls Saints on Friday, falling 8-7 at Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls. Evan Mastel took the loss for the Mad Dogs, pitching into the sixth inning allowing six runs on seven hits while walking four batters and striking out one. Will Lutjen came on in relief for the Mad Dogs and struck out nine batters in the final four innings. For the Mad Dogs, Chris Combs had two hits with two RBIs and scored three runs, while Andy Everson and Tyson DeGroot had two hits apiece. The Mad Dogs (0-3, 0-2 in Sunshine Leagu
The Parkston Mudcats split a pair of games on Saturday at the Sunshine League Classic at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. The Mudcats (4-3) defeated Colman in the first game 10-0, and dropped a 2-0 contest against Colton. Against Colman, D. Mogck went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs while earning the win on the mound, pitching five shutout innings and striking out three batters. J. Boehmer went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, while J.
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School baseball team survived in extra innings to advance to the Class A state championship on Tuesday in Sioux Falls. The Kernels defeated Sioux Falls Lincoln 8-7 in eight innings in the first round of the four-team state tournament. MHS will play the winner the other first round matchup between Pierre and Brookings at 7:05 p.m.
GULF SHORES, Ala.—Dakota Wesleyan University's Nicole Court-Menendez recorded a 10th place finish in the 5,000-meter race walk on Friday at the NAIA outdoor nationals in Gulf Shores, Ala. She finished the race in 27 minutes, 23.28 seconds and was two spots away from an All-American finish. Earlier this year, Court-Menendez took ninth at the indoor championships in the same event.
ALEXANDRIA—The Hanson County Ducks ran into hot West Central bats, dropping a contest 12-1 on Friday in Alexandria. The lone run for the Ducks came in the first inning on a passed ball. Hanson County (6-7) takes on McCook Central/Montrose in the first round of the Class B playoffs at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Salem.
PARKSTON—Alex Scott threw a no-hitter for Ethan/Parkston in the Trojans' 11-0 win over Parker/Freeman/Hurley/Viborg on Friday in Parkston. Scott struck out four batters and walked one to complete the feat. Dillon Stadlman racked up 3 RBIs on three hits in the win. In the second game of the doubleheader, Ty Kinneberg struck out 11 batters on the mound in a 6-3 victory. Kinneberg didn't allow an earned run over six innings while walking one. Lane Konrad racked up two RBIs on a home run.
PRESHO—The Lyman boys and girls track and field teams saw fifth place finishes at the Region 7B track meet on Thursday in Presho. The Lyman girls finished fifth with 79 points, while the boys took fifth with 73 points. RC Christian won the girls meet with 128 points, while Philip won the boys event with 152 points. On the girls side for Lyman, Phoenix Coal won the girls 300-meter hurdles with a time of 48.43 seconds, while taking second in the 100 hurdles with a 16.56. The 4x800 relay team won with a 10:36.79, while the 4x400 relay team took second with a 4:27.50.